The official website for Mahō Tsukai no Yome: Nishi no Shōnen to Seiran no Kishi (The Ancient Magus’ Bride: The Boy From the West and the Knight of the Mountain Haze), the new original anime disc (OAD) project for Kore Yamazaki‘s The Ancient Magus’ Bride (Mahō Tsukai no Yome) manga, began streaming a trailer for the first volume on Friday. The video reveals two new cast members for the anime: Hiromi Igarashi as Gabriel, and Aoi Ichikawa as the “Mysterious Boy.”
The three-episode OAD will be bundled with the limited editions of the manga’s 16th, 17th, and 18th volumes. The 16th volume will ship on September 10. The 17th volume will ship on March 10, 2022, and the 18th volume will ship on September 10, 2022.
The staff describes the OAD series as the “first part” of the new anime project.